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Facebook abandons drilling gear off Oregon Coast

ANDREW SELSKY | Associated Press Published 3:46 PM EDT Aug 20, 2020 TIERRA DEL MAR, Ore. (AP) — Facebook’s effort to build a landing site in a village on the Oregon coast for a fiber optic cable linking Asia and North America has run into serious trouble. First, a drill pipe snapped under the seabed. […]

Neah-Kah-Nie High School FBLA Brings Home Booty from Recent State Competition

By Laura Swanson, editor@tillamookcountypioneer.net One of the smallest school/teams at the statewide Future Business Leaders of American (FBLA), Neah-Kah-Nie High school had 26 students place in the top 10 in their events; and 14 students are in the top 4, qualifying them to compete at the National level the end of June in Anaheim, California.  […]

Dairy Manure Spill – Tillamook Bay Closure – UPDATE 4/17/17

UPDATE – 4/17/17:  The Oregon Department of Agriculture shellfish specialist is gathering samples today, April 17th, and after results are received – in 24 to 48 hours, the ODA will assess the status of the Bay.  If water sample tests are below thresholds, it is likely the fishing closure will be lifted later this week.  […]

CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE COUNTDOWN BEGINS FOR AMERICA’S FARMERS AND RANCHERS

WASHINGTON – America’s farmers and ranchers will soon have the opportunity to strongly represent agriculture in their communities and industry by taking part in the 2017 Census of Agriculture. Conducted every five years by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), the census, to be mailed at the end of this […]

Wheeler Food Bank & Nehalem Bay Health District Office Building Informational Meeting April 22

The Nehalem Bay Health District will host a public information meeting 10AM to Noon on Saturday, April 22nd at Pine Grove Community House, 225 Laneda, Manzanita.  District board members and staff will summarize the history and issues for this 60 year-old building, originally utilized as a hospital.  It has structural problems and significant financial challenges. […]